Yeah, you read that right. My cats like to steal bananas. Exhibit A. https://www.instagram.com/reel/CHiWQ10pMz-/?utm_medium=copy_link Told you. So how did this happen? Let’s start from the beginning. Rainbow and Belle used to get free run of the house at night while everyone else was sleeping. They’ve since had those privileges revoked and sleep exclusively in my... Continue Reading →
How to Make a Vet Visit Less Stressful for Cats
When was the last time you took your cat to the vet? Probably more than a year ago, right? Well, that is very, very wrong. I know, I know. Taking your cat to a veterinarian can be incredibly stressful to them—and you. But it’s something that has to be done if you want your furbaby... Continue Reading →
Move Over! Why Do Cats Sleep on You?
Waking up in the middle of the night with a 10 pound weight on your chest is never fun. Unless that weight belongs to a cat. Cats are notorious for sleeping on people, whether at nighttime or when you’re lounging around the house in the middle of the day. While some cat behavior can be,... Continue Reading →
Trust Me, This Works! How to Build Trust with Your Cat
“How do I get my cat to trust me?” It’s a question many guardians ask themselves, especially after adopting a new cat. Whether a shy kitten, traumatized senior cat, or someone in between, gaining the trust of your cat can take a lot of work—and patience. But don’t give up hope! You can build trust... Continue Reading →
Feed Me! Is Dry Food or Wet Food Better for Cats?
Cats are notoriously picky eaters. One day, they’ll slick clean their bowl, then the next day they’ll turn their nose up at the exact same flavor. Sometimes just getting your kitty to eat anything is a true miracle. But when all is said and done, as a cat guardian you want your furbaby to eat... Continue Reading →
Meowy Catmas! The Best Christmas Tree for Cats
Snow is falling, carols are playing, and your furbabies are destroying every decoration in sight. That’s right, the Christmas season is officially here. For most pet guardians, these weeks involve a lot of chasing cats away from gift wrapping ribbon while simultaneously trying to stop them from chewing twinkle light cords. Most of all though,... Continue Reading →
Oops, I Snagged it Again! How to Make a Cat Stop Scratching Furniture.
Riiiip. We all know that sound—the pure terror of your cat’s claws snagging another part of your couch. It’s inevitable, really. Cats have claws, and your furniture is the perfect place—in their eyes—to sharpen them. If you’re like me, you may have given up and given in to the fact that your furniture is just... Continue Reading →
She’s Obsessed with Me! Does My Cat Have Separation Anxiety?
If you’re like me—or most other cat guardians, for that matter—you probably hate making plans or leaving the house because that means having to spend time away from your cat. But groceries need to be bought and sometimes forced family fun is a *requirement*, and you have to leave your furbaby behind. Usually, a few... Continue Reading →
She’s So Kneady! Why Does My Cat Knead?
We’ve all seen cats “making biscuits” on the internet, but what does this behavior actually mean? https://www.instagram.com/reel/CW3iouKJtuc/?utm_medium=copy_link When cats knead their paws—moving them very much like humans kneading bread—they are performing an instinctive act that’s been with them since, well, birth. Kittens first start this kneading motion when at the milk bar nursing off of... Continue Reading →
Should I Brush My Cat?
Plenty of people brush their dogs, but what about their cats? While less popular, cats definitely should be brushed on a regular basis (I’m talking multiple times a week, not year). Brushing your cat has a whole bunch of benefits, including: Your cat will be more comfortable. Brushing your cat not only prevents painful mats... Continue Reading →